Widening Participation

Teacher Information about ACES

Access to Creative Education in Scotland (ACES) is a Widening Participation project for eligible pupils in years S4-6 who attend a Scottish state school and who are interested in studying a visual creative subject such as art, design or architecture at university.

ACES Teacher Newsletter and event sign up 

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ACES Edinburgh

Contact details



The ACES Teams works between different University buildings as well as from home. You can best reach us via email and the work phone.


  • Monday - Friday:
    09:00 - 17:00

    We run out-of-hours events which may impact availability.

ACES is run in collaboration with Reach: Scotland, a project managed by five universities throughout Scotland (the University of Aberdeen; the University of Dundee; the University of Edinburgh; the University of Glasgow; and the University of St Andrews), and funded by the Scottish Funding Council. The University of Edinburgh is responsible for the delivery of ACES and Reach in the south east of Scotland.